Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards 2021: Here’s complete list of winners

Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards 2021: Here’s complete list of winners

The Guild of Music Supervisors held their 11th annual awards virtually today, celebrating outstanding achievement in the art of music supervision in film, television, documentary, games, advertising and trailers.

Quincy Jones got the current year’s Icon Award while Maureen Crowe, the founding President of the Guild of Music Supervisors, acknowledged the Legacy Award.

Music legend Stevie Wonder made an surprise visit and gave a heartfelt tribute for the achievements of Jones.

Pop star Billie Eilish and her brother, Finneas O’Connell, made a cameo appearance to present an award at today’s teleconference show.

The complete winners list for the 11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards is listed below.


Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Over $25 Million

  • Tom MacDougall – Soul *WINNER
  • Jonathan Leahy – Bill & Ted Face The Music
  • Becky Bentham – Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
  • Julia Michels – Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
  • Angela Leus – Trolls World Tour

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $25 Million

  • Dawn Sutter Madell – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom *WINNER
  • Season Kent – Happiest Season
  • Linda Cohen – The High Note
  • Dan Wilcox – I’m Your Woman
  • Kevin Edelman – I Still Believe

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $10 Million

  • Susan Jacobs – Promising Young Woman *WINNER
  • Tracy McKnight – The Half Of It
  • Liz Gallacher – Military Wives
  • Robin Urdang – Palm Springs

Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under $5 Million

  • Dondrea Erauw, Michael Perlmutter – The Cuban *WINNER
  • Jessica Moore – Babyteeth
  • Gerry Cueller, Greg Danylyshyn – Burden
  • Javier Nuño, Joe Rodríguez – I’m No Longer Here (Ya No Estoy Aquí)
  • Adèle Ho, Graham Kurzner – Yellow Rose

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for a Film

“Hear My Voice” from The Trial of The Chicago 7 *WINNER
Writer: Celeste Waite, Daniel Pemberton
Performed By: Celeste
Music Supervisor: Peter Afterman, Alison Litton

“Turntables” from All In: The Fight for Democracy
Writer: George “George 2.0” A. Peters II, Janelle “Django Jane” Monáe, Nathaniel Irvin III
Performed By: Janelle Monáe
Music Supervisor: Andrew Gross

“Love Myself” from The High Note
Writer: Greg Kurstin, Sarah Aarons
Performed By: Tracee Ellis Ross
Music Supervisor: Linda Cohen

“Make It Work” from Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Writer: John Stephens
Performed By: Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose
Music Supervisor: Julia Michels

“Carried Me with You” from Onward
Writer: Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth
Performed By: Brandi Carlile
Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall


Best Music Supervision – Television Drama

  • Liza Richardson – Watchmen – Season 1 *WINNER
  • Ashley Neumeister – American Soul – Season 2
  • Thomas Golubić – Better Call Saul – Season 5
  • Amanda Krieg Thomas, Alexis Martin Woodall, Ryan Murphy – Hollywood – Season 1
  • Sarah Bromberg, Stephanie Diaz-Matos – P-Valley – Season 1

Best Music Supervision – Television Comedy or Musical – THREE WAY TIE

  • Manish Raval, Alison Rosenfeld, Tom Wolfe – High Fidelity – Season 1 *WINNER
  • Kier Lehman – Insecure – Season 4 *WINNER
  • Robin Urdang – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Season 3 *WINNER
  • Andrea von Foerster – Daybreak – Season 1
  • Matt Biffa – Sex Education – Season 2

Best Music Supervision – Reality Television

  • Meryl Ginsberg – The Masked Singer – Season 3 *WINNER
  • Robin Kaye, Ashley Viergever – American Idol – Season 4
  • Cathy Duncan – America’s Most Musical Family – Season 1
  • Matthew Hearon-Smith – Legendary – Season 1

Best Music Supervision – Television Movie

  • Warren Fischer, Laura Webb, Lindsay Wolfington – To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You *WINNER
  • Mandi Collier, Frankie Pine – Patsy & Loretta
  • Liz Gallacher – The Sleepover
  • Marius de Vries – Stargirl

Best Song Written and/or Recorded for Television

Title: “The Way It Used to Be” *WINNER
Songwriters: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Artists: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Program: Watchmen
Episode: #106 “This Extraordinary Being”
Music Supervisor: Liza Richardson

Title: “Build It Up”
Songwriter: Ingrid Michaelson
Artist: Ingrid Michaelson
Program: Little Fires Everywhere
Episode: #108 “Find a Way”
Music Supervisor: Mary Ramos

Title: “Memorized”
Songwriters: Taylor Goldsmith, Siddhartha Khosla
Artist: Blake Stadnik
Program: This Is Us
Episode: #401 “Strangers”
Music Supervisors: Manish Raval, Tom Wolfe

Title: “One Less Angel”
Songwriters: Thomas Mizer, Curtis Moore
Artist: Darius de Haas
Program: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Episode: #301 “Strike Up the Band”
Music Supervisor: Robin Urdang

Title: “The Whole of the Moon”
Songwriter: Michael Scott
Artist: Fiona Apple
Program: The Affair
Episode: #511
Music Supervisor: Michael Hill


Best Music Supervision for a Documentary

  • Aminé Ramer – Crip Camp *WINNER
  • Liz Gallacher – Belushi
  • Ian Neil – Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan
  • Chris Robertson – Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President
  • Ed Gerrard – Mr. Soul!

Best Music Supervision in a Docuseries

  • Rudy Chung – The Last Dance *WINNER
  • Jon Ernst – Cheer
  • Willa Yudell – Helter Skelter: An American Myth
  • Dan Wilcox – Street Food: Latin America


Best Music Supervision in a Trailer

  • Mike Lynn – Judas And The Black Messiah *WINNER
  • Brian Murphy – Jungleland
  • Gregory Sweeney – Land
  • Chase Casanova – Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Mike Lynn – Pieces of A Woman


Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Synch)

  • Andy Hamm – Apple “A Journey Into The Valley Of Fire – Shot on iPhone” *WINNER
  • David Lapinsky – Procter & Gamble “The Choice”
  • Mike Ladman – New York Times “Life Needs Truth”
  • Mike Ladman – Facebook “Never Lost”
  • Andrew Kahn, Morgan Thoryk – Zillow “The Real Value of Home”

Best Music Supervision in Advertising (Original Music)

  • Mike Ladman – Hennessy “Maurice And The Black Bear School” *WINNER
  • Rebecca Grierson – JaxJox “The All-In-One Interactive Studio”
  • Andrew Kahn, Morgan Thoryk – Xfinity Mobile “Go Your Own Way”
  • Jessie Kalikow – Apple – “The Magic Of Mini feat. Tierra Whack”
  • Jonathan Wellbelove – Apple iPhone 12 Pro – “Make Movies Like The Movies”


Best Music Supervision in a Video Game

  • Eric Kalver, Brandon Young – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 *WINNER
  • Karyn Rachtman, Otis Rachtman – BEYOND BLUE
  • Eric Craig, Przemysław “Malik” Malicki, Brian McNelis, Krzysztof Ostrowski – Cyberpunk 2077
  • Raphaella Lima, Cybele Pettus, Steve Schnur – FIFA 21
  • Mary Ramos – Wasteland 3

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